Brazil’s Supreme Court dismisses judge investigating on Lula

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Demonstration in support to Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and the former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

Brazil’s Supreme Court dismisses judge investigating on Lula


On March 31, Brazil's Supreme Court blocked an investigation involving the former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva accused of corruption.

8 out of 10 judges from the Supreme Court voted to temporally take over the case, effectively removing judge Sergio Moro, a lower court magistrate, from spearheading a corruption case centered on the government's illegal interactions with the state-run oil company Petrobras.

Over the past two years, Moro ran the Petrobras investigation that has splatt...


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